Community Connections Garden - Blank Park Zoo

Community Connections Garden

Community Connections Garden

St. Paul, MN 55108

Registrant: Wendy Caldwell
Certified: 4/9/14
Type: Suburban
Garden Size: Medium (200-499 square feet)

Garden Detail

Host Plants:
Baptisia "False Indigo", Lupine, Milkweed "Butterfly Weed" "Swamp Milkweed", Native Grasses, Rudbeckia "Black-eyed Susan"

Nectar Plants:
Monarda "Bee Balm", Liatris "Blazing Star", Echinacea "Coneflower", Veronia "Ironweed", Eutrochium "Joe-pye Weed"

Other Pollinator Friendly Practices:  
I do not use insecticides, I will provide over-wintering cover

What inspired you to create your garden?
We created this habitat on the University of Minnesota St. Paul campus as a community connections gardens for students and teachers to utilize and enjoy. We hope that the garden will be used as a teaching tool by the University and that passers-by will enjoy the pollinators and other wildlife that use the garden (along with the native plants).

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